OBITUARY: Larry Kenneth Christy


Larry Kenneth Christy, age 87, of Ashland City, Tennessee, died Sunday, March 12, 2023 at The Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

Mr. Christy was born on February 20, 1936, in Cheatham County, Tennessee to the late William & Kathryn Christy.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and retired from Trane after 36 years. He was an avid Tennessee sports fan, but his favorite athletes to support were his grandkids. Mr. Christy loved to farm and was known as the best tomato grower in the country. He was a member of Cheap Hill Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Greg Christy; and sister, Evelyn Bierman.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Joanne Christy; son, Daron (Melissa) Christy; brother, Ray (Geraldine) Christy; sister, Edith Dockstader; and grandchildren, Zachary Christy, Cailyn Christy, Grant Christy, and Isaac Christy.

Funeral services will be conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 12:00 noon on Saturday, March 18th, with Bro. Greg Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Clarksville with Calvin Welk, Gene Ray, Zachary Christy, Cailyn Christy, Grant Christy, and Isaac Christy serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 17, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM and again on Saturday from 10:30 AM until the hour of service at 12:00 noon.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433


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